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Nazi helmet stolen from Chatham dockyard

German SS camouflage helmet
The helmet was stolen from a stall in Chatham's dockyard

A Nazi helmet worth £1,700 has been stolen from The Historic Dockyard Chatham in Kent.

Police said the German SS camouflage head gear was taken from a stall in the dockyard's Main Gate Road on Sunday at about 1100 GMT.

The green helmet, which has a red flag with a white circle and a swastika painted on the side, dates back to World War II.

Police in Medway are appealing for help in tracing the artefact.

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